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June 15, 2018 4:48 PM Cristiano Ronaldo ‘accepts prison sentence’ for tax evasion

Real Madrid forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, has reportedly accepted a suspended prison sentence, to settle his tax fraud case. Ronaldo was accused by Spanish prosecutors in June last year, of defrauding tax authorities of €14.8m (£12.9m). He denied the charges when he appeared in court last summer, but the case has still not been settled. El Mundo reports 24

June 13, 2018 3:48 PM Five kidnappers to die by firing squad in Adamawa

The convicts, Gambo Musa, Mana Musa, Abdu Baba and Mohammed Muazu (who died in custody), were found guilty of abduction and armed robbery. The convicts were said to have robbed and abducted the Adamawa House of Assembly member representing Toungo constituency, Adamu Usman, and a retired civil servant, Wilson Gundiri. Delivering judgement, the judge 23

June 13, 2018 11:00 AM How ex-Gov Dariye begged for mercy before 14-year prison sentence

Joshua Dariye, a former governor of Plateau state, was on Tuesday sentenced to 14 years in prison. A Federal Capital Territory High Court in Gudu, Abuja, found him guilty of misappropriating N1.16 billion Ecological Fund meant for the state. Justice Adebukola Banjoko also found Dariye guilty of criminal breach of trust as regards N250 million issued 26

June 13, 2018 12:26 AM N1.26bn fraud: Ex-Plateau gov, Dariye, bags 14 years jail term

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting at Gudu, convicted and sentenced former Governor of Plateau State, Joshua Dariye, to has 14 years imprisonment, for diverting public funds to the tune of N1.126billion. Dariye was found guilty and convicted on 15, out of the 23-count charge bothering on criminal breach of trust and criminal 22

June 1, 2018 7:16 PM 22 year-old sentenced to death for robbery

A 22 year-old man, Segun Afolayan has been sentenced to death by hanging by a state High Court sitting in Ado-Ekiti for armed robbery. Afolayan bagged the sentence for the offence which he committed on Nov. 10, 2014 at Ado central area of Ado Ekiti. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the convict had robbed one Ibrahim Samodun of a Bajaj motorcycle 22

May 11, 2018 3:09 PM How Iniesta described Van Gaal, Ronaldinho, Guardiola, others in one sentence

Barcelona ace, Andres Iniesta, has surprised fans by naming former Manchester United manager, Louis van Gaal as the ‘most important manager’ in his career. The 34-year-old announced last month that he would leave the Catalan club at the end of the season after winning sixteen trophies at the Camp Nou. Ahead of his departure, the midfield maestro was asked 27

May 2, 2018 7:06 PM Man stabs friend to death over sim card

An Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court sitting in Lagos, on Wednesday ordered a 32-year-old man, Seun Efundiya to be remanded in prison for allegedly stabbing his friend to death following a disagreement over a sim card. Efundiya, who sells and registers sim cards, appeared on a charge of murder. His plea was not taken. The prosecutor, ASP Clara Olagbayi 30

April 30, 2018 7:07 PM SERAP reacts to Nwobike’s one-month jail term, says sentence light

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has reacted to the conviction and sentencing of Dr Joseph Nwobike, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), to one-month in prison for perverting the course of justice. Nwobike was on Monday convicted of 12 counts bordering on perversion of the course of justice by an Ikeja High Court 27

April 30, 2018 11:45 AM Court convicts Nwobike of justice perversion

​​A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, Dr. Joseph Nwobike, has been convicted by a Lagos State High Court in Ikeja. He was convicted of 12 counts bordering on perversion of the course of justice. Making the pronouncement on Monday, Justice Raliat Adebiyi, said the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, proved beyond reasonable doubts that the senior 31

April 24, 2018 11:08 AM Former Parliament Speaker Sentenced To 15 Years Imprisonment

An Indonesian court has sentenced former parliament speaker Setya Novanto to 15 years imprisonment for his involvement in a multimillion-dollar corruption case. Novanto was found guilty of receiving 7.3 million dollars in kickbacks for garnering parliamentary support for a 440-million-dollar government project to issue electronic ID cards. He was also ordered 26